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Application of Scaffolding Theory (Scaffolding Theory) in Higher Vocational English Teaching

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DOI: 10.23977/aetp.2021.51221 | Downloads: 19 | Views: 926


Heng Du 1


1 Institute of foreign languages, Sichuan Vocational and Technical College, Suining 629000, Sichuan, China

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Heng Du


The basic requirement of higher vocational English course teaching is that vocational students have certain listening, speaking, reading, writing and translation abilities after completing an English class. Among them, English writing is an important indicator to measure students' comprehensive English ability. From a practical point of view, the English writing level of vocational students is not optimistic, so there is an urgent need to improve the effectiveness of English writing teaching. This article focuses on the application of scaffolding theory (scaffolding theory) in higher vocational English teaching, understanding the scaffolding theory on the basis of literature, and then conducting experiments on the application of scaffolding theory (scaffolding theory) in higher vocational English teaching. According to the results of the experiment, 46% of the students found that after a semester of writing training, their writing level has been greatly improved, which is completely different from what they had done before. This shows the advantages of this teaching method compared with the traditional method.


Scaffolding Theory, Vocational English, English Teaching, English Writing


Heng Du, Application of Scaffolding Theory (Scaffolding Theory) in Higher Vocational English Teaching. Advances in Educational Technology and Psychology (2021) Vol. 5: 100-107. DOI:


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